## Measurement unit: square foot

**Full name:** square foot

**Plural form:** square feet

**Symbol:** ft^{2}

**Alternate spelling:** sq ft

**Category type:** area

**Scale factor:** 0.09290304

## Similar units

## SI unit: square meter

The SI derived unit for area is the square meter.

1 square meter is equal to 10.76391041671 square foot.

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## Definition: Square foot

A square foot is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 foot long. One square foot is equal to 0.09290304 square metres for the international, English foot.

## Sample conversions: square foot